Time off, trips and gardening. 

The last 10 days I’ve had some time off work, and it’s been glorious. Whilst I love my job it’s been really nice to have some time at home with the family. As I mentioned in the last couple of posts we went up to Wales for a few days at the start of my […]

Family, fitness and work; spinning plates.

Do you ever feel like a circus performer trying to keep a multitude of plates spinning? Constantly balancing one thing against another before rushing off to do something else? I know I do.  For me my life is a constant balancing act between spending time with my family, working and trying to achieve my fitness […]

Camping with the kids. 

A few weeks back my boy asked me when we could go camping again. I, in typical parent fashion a fobbed him off with a “maybe in the summer” but then I got to thinking, why shouldn’t we go now? What was stopping us?  The plan was for it just to be a weekend away […]

Coming home.. 

I’m going to take a break from the “bod” part of this blog and concentrate on the “dad” part today.  As I write this I’m sat on a train from London back to my home town, a journey I’ve not taken in 6 days. A combination of late finishes, on calls and living out of […]

My story

The main reason I wanted to do this blog was to share my story, because I’m sure there are loads of dads in a similar position to the one I found myself in.  I’ve always kept myself relatively fit, always played sports and done regular exercise, but also always really liked my food! I kept […]